Deer Farm and Family Log Cabin

"Mt Glenhowden Park"

Breathtaking natural beauty surrounds this unique home built by the present owner, on 302 acres with slate floors and a huge work shop and shed area. There is 30 acres of deer fencing enclosing 7 hand fed animals. Sitting adjacent to permanant Emu Creek and surrounded by several larger station propertys enables a healthy population of wild deer access to the area.

Raked timber ceilings with exposed beams, air-conditioning, slow combustion fireplace, fully screened, and full length veranda make this inviting living. 

There is another flat 5 acres sold separately that has an irrigation licence from the creek. 

There are full amenities in the workshop/office area and also a selfcontained ganny flat seperated by a carport enablably eviro-tourism potential.  

An abundance of native wildlife including platypus, koalas, wallabies and more than 230 species of birds have been spotted.  

For the creative soul, there is so much here to inspire – whether a keen photographer, landscape painter/sketcher, writer, or musician, the surrounds and serenity foster and nurture your creativity. 

Established, easy care gardens are designed to attract birds & butterflies and feature grevilleas, aloes, bromeliads and a host of large, well established fruit and garden trees.

In addition to the home, a 5-bay shed including office and breezeway powered is with satellite NBN access (as is the house). With a kitchenette and bathroom and adjoining 6m x 9m machinery shed, the scene is set for creative pursuits and ease of storage.

A host of tanks store rainwater harvested from the large roof span. Permanent water is available from the Emu Creek frontage (one of Queensland’s longest creeks) and a licence to irrigate is also included. Two additional storage dams on the property ensure water supply is not an issue. Additional infrastructure includes the perimeter being completely fenced for cattle and additionally 30 acres of seven-foot high deer fencing with multiple gates.

The owners have lived here virtually self-sufficiently, with produce from the land, including vegetables, herbs, fresh eggs, and venison. However, it is only 25 kilometres to the IGA at the local rural townships of Kilcoy or Toogoolawah, and 10 kilometres to local convenience stores for supplies. Mail is delivered to the property three times a week via the Toogoolawah Post Office.

Located with an accessible radius of Brisbane, Sunshine Coast, Toowoomba, Kingaroy, Ipswich and Dalby, this is the ultimate rural lifestyle with absolute privacy and peace, without complete isolation.

Owners have brought their children up here and had an idyllic lifestyle, however, their circumstances have changed requiring them to downsize and relocate. ‘Mt Glenhowden Park’ is being offered to the market for the first time since the owners purchased this parcel of land in 1978, it could be many decades before it is available again.

KEY FEATURES:

• Just over 300 acres – Brisbane River Valley, framed by valleys, Emu Creek, mountains, 
permanent water supply, idyllic landscape
• Custom-built log-cabin style home – 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, cosy lounge & dining, fully screened verandah, studio, office, 4 car accommodation
• Raked timber ceilings with exposed beams, air-conditioning, slate tiled floors, slow combustion fireplace, full length verandah.
• Satellite NBN connection
• Separate building with multiple-sized workshops with pitched roofs, power & shelving + self-contained office with kitchenette & bathroom
• Established, easy care gardens around home, 4 x water tanks, 2 x dams, 6 x 9m machinery shed, septic + other infrastructure
• Perimeter completely fenced for cattle + 30 acres of deer fencing
• Private, tranquil & picturesque – deer, hundreds of species of birdlife, and an abundance of native wildlife
• Unique property – would make fabulous country weekender or permanent lifestyle change
• Strategically located 130 kilometres from Brisbane, the Sunshine Coast or Toowoomba and 100 kilometres to Maleny. Within 25 kilometres to Kilcoy or Toogoolawah townships, 10 kilometres to local stores.
• Well equipped for business or pleasure
• Owners purchased in 1978 – first time to market, it may be many decades before ‘Mt Glenhowden Park’ is offered again!

 

4 4 6
Suburb Colinton
Address 568 Glenhowden Rd
State QLD
Price $799,000 (300 acres) Lot 3 (5 acres) $150,000
Property Type residential
Property ID 753
Category Rural
Land Area 122.65 ha

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